Offers in excess of £850,000
Birks Lane, Millhouse Green, Sheffield
Privately enclosed within landscaped grounds of approximately 1.5 acres; a stunning country house which is positioned on the edge of the Peak District National Park, occupying the most idyllic of settings.
Approached by a 107 metre tree lined driveway which opens to reveal Starling House; an exceptional family home occupying a delightful riverside setting, providing spacious accommodation and south west facing gardens. The property is presented to an excellent standard throughout, enjoys a sought after village position and is well served by an abundance of local services which include highly regarded schools. Whilst immediately rural the M1 motorway is within a 15 minute drive and surrounding commercial centres are easily accessible.
Ground Floor A centrally positioned reception hall presents an impressive introduction to the house and gains access to the three main ground floor rooms. The lounge offers generous proportions and is positioned to the south east aspect of the property with windows to two aspects ensuring excellent levels of natural light are invited indoors whilst commanding stunning views over the grounds. The garden room is accessed from the lounge and opens directly on to the south facing garden and external Yorkshire stone seating terrace. The kitchen incorporates a breakfast area and has external French doors opening onto the rear gardens. Presented with a bespoke range of fitted furniture by Riverside Interiors boasting a full complement of appliances. The dining room is positioned to the front aspect of the property and has a large bay window overlooking the outstanding driveway approach to the property. Additional accommodation to the ground floor includes a utility and boot room and a ground floor bathroom.
First Floor The first floor offers versatile accommodation; off the landing there are 5 generous bedrooms, a home office and an additional room which could be utilised as a dressing room to the master suite or a sixth bedroom. The master suite presents generous proportions enjoying a double aspect position with windows to two elevations overlooking the rear gardens; an incorporated en-suite is presented with a three piece suite. There are 4 additional double bedrooms, all presented to an impressive standard with windows commanding differing views over the house grounds. The spacious house bathroom presents a four piece bespoke suite consisting of a low flush W.C, a corner Jacuzzi / spa bath, a large step in shower cubicle and a centralised sink unit with a marble top and vanity storage surrounds.
Externally A tranquil riverside retreat; Starling House occupies the most enviable of settings, approached by a tree lined driveway (approx. 107m) which is flanked on either side by gardens laid to lawn with shaped borders and established trees. The drive way opens to reveal this stunning character home with ample parking to the front whilst a continuation to the side of the house leads to a rear parking courtyard which gives access to the double garage.
The gardens are idyllic; enjoy a south west facing aspect and are enclosed within a private tree lined border beyond which is the meandering River Don. To the opposite side of the river is open farm land which adjoins the Pennines. The gardens are landscaped with established borders, patio's, a pagoda walk, and a bespoke handmade folly. The property enjoys fishing rights and whilst the gardens are substantial immediate access ids provided onto the Trans Pennine Trail and glorious scenery associated with the Peak District National Park.
Additional Information A freehold property with mains gas, water, electric and drainage. A recently installed central heating boiler with high pressurised water tank. The grounds measure approximately 1.2 acres with additional fishing rights; this section of the river included totalling 1.5 acres.
Directions From the centre of Penistone proceed out of town on the A628 Thurlstone Road which becomes Manchester Road. Proceed through Thurlstone and into Millhouse Green. Turn left onto Birks Lane and just before the humped back bridge the property is on the right.
- APPROACHING 1.5 ACRES
- PRIVATE SETTING
- SOUTH FACING GARDENS
- IDYLLIC RIVERSIDE SETTING
- OPEN COUNTRYSIDE
- LOCAL SERVICES & AMENITIES
- M1 ACCESS
- HIGHLY REGARDED SCHOOLS
- SPACIOUS ACCOMMODATION
- 6 BEDROOMS